Characters We'd Like to Give Hugs to

Certain characters just need a really good hug. You know who I’m talking about. That character: the dark and twisty one with emotional baggage up the wazoo and too many dangerous pastimes. Here are just a few characters, I personally feel need an extra hug this year. Please chime in with your own nominees for Character Most in Need of Aggressive Hugging.

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5 Nonfiction Books to Keep It Real

We talk about fiction a lot here on NOVL, because fiction is fun and can be an escape from the real world. But, there’s nothing like a good non-fiction book to really ground yourself and learn more about a topic or a person. Here are five of our favorite non-fiction titles!

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Signs as Characters from The Cruel Prince/The Wicked King

HAPPY. WICKED. KING. DAY. Oh the tears you’ve shed. The agony, the waiting, the STRESS. But no longer. My fellow folk, your suffering is over because the sequel you’d die for has arrived.

And so, in honor of the Wicked King Cardan and High Seneschal Jude, I have humbly paired our favorite characters from The Cruel Prince and The Wicked King with Zodiac signs.  

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The January 2019 NOVLBox!

Happy 2019, NOVLers! 🎉🎉🎉 We’re that much closer to all those 2019 book releases you’ve been oh-so-patiently waiting for.

In the meantime, to continue to tide you over, I’m here to introduce our next NOVLbox curator. We are so excited for her absolutely engrossing sophomore novel that we NEED someone else to talk to about it with…

This month’s curator is Samira Ahmed, author of Internment and Love, Hate & Other Filters!

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Pick a Holiday Movie, Get a Book Rec

Tis the season, yo! To compulsively binge watch holiday movies, that is. If you’re anything like me, you’ve devoted a not insignificant portion of your daily life to viewing (and re-viewing) your favorites. Why not break up that bingefest with a couple quality reads? Tell us your favorite holiday movies and we’ll recommend a book with just enough in common to tickle your fancy.

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